Any alumnus of our past expeditions is welcome to apply for our summer educator internship. This is a paid internship opportunity for an aspiring educator seeking a leadership development opportunity that aligns with the Field Academy's mission, vision, and values.
This position has been filled for our 2019 Summer Trip. Check back for future opportunities!
All alumni, including internship applicants, are also encouraged to apply for summer educator positions with the Field Academy.
How to Apply:
There are two ways that you can fill out this application:
1. You can fill it out online. Click here to begin filling out the online application. Before you begin, we would suggest that you write your essay responses in a separate document so that you can easily copy and paste them into the online application. Your transcript and recommendations can be submitted by mail or email after you’ve submitted this online form.
2. You can open this PDF version of our application packet and fill it out (either by hand or using a PDF writer on your computer), and return it to us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The application will require several written responses. They are given below so you can write them in advance and copy and paste them into your application. The application will additionally require you to upload your resume and provide contact information for two references.
What do you feel are the most important elements of your identity, of “who you are”? This could include age, gender, ethnic background, socioeconomic status, religion or anything else that feels important to how you see yourself in relation to the world. We ask because it is important to us to bring together people with lots of different identities, and to build a program that strives towards co-creating safe space.
Why are you seeking this internship opportunity right now? What are you hoping to learn?
How will an internship with the Field Academy help you on the path you're currently following? How do you feel that our values, principles, and philosophy will be valuable to you as you pursue your own goals?
Tell us about an activity, idea, or discussion that you would love to bring to the Field Academy this summer. It can be something you've done before or something new you've heard about and would like to try out. Tell us how you would introduce the idea/activity to the group and how you would debrief it afterward.
If you have any questions at all, fill out this form or email Nat